Crash on A1 in Northumberland

A motorist was taken to hospital last night after a crash on the A1 near Morpeth.

Saturday, 13th January 2018, 8:50 am
Updated Saturday, 13th January 2018, 8:55 am
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Police were were called to the scene at 9.15pm. The vehicle had left the northbound carriageway of the Morpeth bypass.

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The driver was taken to hospital, but his injuries are not thought to be serious. The road was closed for a short time while the incident was dealt with.

A spokeswoman for Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service added: "At 9.15pm, appliances from Pegswood, West Hartford and Gosforth, as well as a Special Rescue Unit from West Hartford were mobilised to a road traffic collision on the A1, near Morpeth, and extricated one casualty who was then attended to by North East Ambulance Service."